Upcoming Workshops

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Certification Workshops

Certification workshops have an associated fee unless you are registered with KEYS. If you wish to attend, but are not registered with KEYS services, please call ahead to make an appointment to meet with an Employment Advisor.

Other Workshops

You must be registered with KEYS services to attend any other workshops. Speak with your KEYS Advisor or call 613 546 5559 for an appointment.

Service Excellence Certification

Friday, March 9th 2018, 9:30am – 3:30pm

kEYS, 182 Sydenham Street

Developed by the Ontario Tourism Education Council (OTEC) this certified training covers industry best practices, tools and is a must attend program for those wishing to achieve excellence in the delivery of customer service. This dynamic, interactive and engaging one day workshop has been designed to prepare individuals with the skills and tools to create memorable service experiences resulting in customer loyalty.  A great addition to your resume!

Smart Serve Certification

Tuesday, February 13th 2018, 1:30pm – 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 13th 2018, 1:30pm – 5:00pm

KEYS, 182 Sydenham Street

Smart Serve Ontario Certificate training is designed to educate servers, bartenders, managers and other staff members regarding  their responsibilities and obligations under the law, as well as recognize the signs of intoxication and implement intervention strategies for aggressive customers.  Smart Serve Ontario is recognized by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (A.G.C.O.) as the official Responsible Server Training Program in the province of Ontario.

99 % of employers ask for Smart Serve Certification PRIOR to hiring you, so it is wise to complete it as soon as possible. It is possible to complete the certification on-line, but we highly recommend that you book into one of our classes.

Practically Hired

January 17th & 18th 2018, 9:00am – 3:00pm
March 21st & 22nd 2018, 9:00am – 3:00pm

KEYS, 182 Sydenham Street

A pragmatic and proactive approach to getting the job you want. This workshops includes:

  • How to take control of your search and create your own brand
  • Tips on creating a powerful resume and succeeding in the interview
  • Accessing the hidden job market; and effective use of social networking

Featured Job / KEYS Job Board
Inspector / Packer
Full Time / À Temps Plein
KEYS Job Centre (Inspector / Packer)
Town of Gananoque
Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire14 plus shift premiums
Upcoming Events / Workshops
The Next Gen at Work Symposium

DATE(S) AND TIME(S): Wednesday, February 14, 2018

WHERE: Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront, 2 Princess Street, Kingston

Cardinal Health Job Fair

DATE(S) AND TIME(S): January 25, 2018 10am - 2pm

WHERE: KEYS Job Centre, 375 Williams St. S Gananoque


DATE(S) AND TIME(S): March 20, 2018, 11:00am - 6:00pm

WHERE: Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, 53 Yonge Street, Kingston, ON

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Contact Us

Book an appointment to see how KEYS services can help you.

Call or email at your leisure and we will contact you as soon as possible.

Kingston (Downtown):

Phone: 613.546.5559
E-Mail: info@keys.ca


Phone: 613.382.1085
E-Mail: gan@keys.ca

Smiths Falls:

Phone: 613.552.2759
E-Mail: gan@keys.ca

Kingston (Uptown):

By Appointment Only
Phone: 613.546.5559
E-Mail: info@keys.ca


Phone: 613.359.1140
E-Mail: elgin@keys.ca